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Correlational findings

Study Snider (1980): study CA 1976

Public
65+ aged, retired whites, Edmonton, Canada, 1976
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
10%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Lonely
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question rated on a 3-point scale with the choice statements: 'always', 'sometimes' and 'never'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-a Beta = -.17 Beta controled for:
- self-rated health
- marital status
- adjustment to retirement
- number of friends in city.
O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-a r = -.33 p < .001 O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-a tb = -.29 p < .001 O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-a Dyx = -.31 p < .001